News tagged with cirrhosis

Target 'super-spreaders' to stop hepatitis C

Each intravenous drug user contracting Hepatitis C is likely to infect around 20 other people with the virus, half of these transmissions occurring in the first two years after the user is first infected, a new study estimates.

Jan 31, 2013
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Vitamin D deficiency in cirrhosis

A research team from Denmark examined the vitamin D status in patients with alcoholic cirrhosis compared to those with primary biliary cirrhosis. They found that vitamin D deficiency in cirrhosis relates to liver dysfunction ...

Mar 15, 2011
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Consortium finds chronic liver cirrhosis clues

Researchers have provided new clues into the genetics underlying a chronic form of liver disease, called primary biliary cirrhosis, which can lead to transplant surgery for patients. The new study identifies 15 genetic regions ...

Mar 13, 2011
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